On his trip to Europe, US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo criticized in Poland, the Russian-German Nord Stream gas pipeline 2.

The United States is an opponent of the project, which would make Russia superior, and European countries from Russian gas supply depending on said Pompeo on Tuesday in Warsaw. There he will attend this Wednesday and Thursday at one of the United States and Poland organised a conference on the middle East. The Meeting, around 60 delegations from all over the world expected, due to the diverging preferences of the EU and the US to Iran policy, as it is controversial.

In the run-up to the conference, Pompeo spoke with his Polish colleague Jacek Czaputowicz, among others, on security issues and energy security. Criticism of Nord Stream 2 renewed Poland, the fears of dependence on Russian Gas. The project for the energy security of Europe is downright harmful, said Czaputowicz.

Before the arrival in Poland Pompeo, traveling up Friday after Brussels and Reykjavik was, in Slovakia. In the capital city of Bratislava, he recalled the fall of the Iron curtain 30 years ago and warned of “Russian Aggression” that threatens the freedom of the continent to undermine. China is under pressures of its own people, while it at the same time, abroad more influence, said the US Secretary of state, whose trip to Europe began on Monday in Budapest.

On the side of the US Vice-President Mike Pence and the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda Pompeo will open on Wednesday evening in Warsaw, the two countries organized a conference on the future and security in the Middle East. The Meeting will be criticized by opponents as an Anti-Iran conference. Several Western European foreign Ministers stay away from the event. Germany will be represented by Minister of state, Niels Annen.

Europe and the United States are divided on the question of what to do with the Iran deal. While the Europeans rely on an agreement to prevent the Iranian nuclear bomb, and at the same time, economic cooperation with Iran, to strengthen, to put the United States on sanctions.

your participation, the Israeli head of government Benjamin Netanyahu and the Hungarian foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto confirmed to date. At the Ministerial level Saudi will also be represented Arabia, Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates. From Egypt and Tunisia, the Vice-Minister of foreign Affairs. Iran, who had criticised the conference in focus, was not invited.

dpa